Tension in Ondo as Amotekun Intercept 18 With 500 Guns, Daggers

The Dangerous weapons intercepted by Operatives 

There is tension in Ondo State as men of the South-West Security Network (Amotekun) said they intercepted 18 persons suspected to be bandits who had about 500 guns and daggers concealed in bags of tigger nuts.

Spokesman to the Ondo state Governor, Olabode Olatunde said the vehicles conveying these dangerous weapons had initially escaped from some checkpoints before they were later apprehended.

His statement read: “Operatives of the Amotekun Corps in Ondo State have intercepted a bus loaded with 500 pieces of daggers concealed under the seats.

Some of the locally made guns


Also intercepted were weapons with different sizes of knives and guns concealed inside Tigger nut bags.

“18 people suspected to be bandits were arrested with the vehicle while two buses escaped

Parading the suspects before journalists in Akure, the state Commander of Amotekun Corps, Adetunji Adeleye, said the three buses escaped from different checkpoints before they were arrested in Ondo town.”

Another set of daggers 


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